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Learning Collaborative: The Role of Identifying the Social Drivers of Health In Advancing Health Equity: Session 4: Children and Youth in Foster Care (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The Renaye James Healthcare Advisors’ Learning Collaborative sessions will cover how to assess health outcome disparities and barriers experienced within four different communities. Trainings will cover evidence-based health-risk assessment tools and how to use a team-based approach to incorporate them into patient care. Additional information about using these tools to identify social drivers of health and connect individuals to community-based resources and services that meet those needs will be shared. Participants will be asked to draft a workflow on how their organization will identify special populations and the process of making referrals (internal and external referrals) to address Social Drivers of Health. More Details...

Three Ways to Support Migrant Farmworkers Families as They Move from Place to Place (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Migrant farmworkers and their families leave their homes to work in agriculture, affecting their mental and physical health. Moving often poses various challenges to migrant farmworker families. Migrant Health Centers, education programs, and legal aid services provide support to this migrant population. Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services is key to supporting this population as they move from place to place. More Details...

Policies and Strategies to Care for Ill or Injured H-2A Workers in the U.S. and at Home (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Presented by Alexis Guild and Amy Liebman The National Center for Farmworker Health in collaboration with Farmworker Justice and Migrant Clinicians Network presents this webinar in which presenters will share policies and strategies for outreach staff to ensure injured and ill H-2A workers receive the care they need in the U.S. and in their home countries. Presented on 7/25/2023. More Details...

Policies and Strategies to Care for Ill or Injured H-2A Workers in the U.S. and at Home (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Presented by Alexis Guild and Amy Liebman The National Center for Farmworker Health in collaboration with Farmworker Justice and Migrant Clinicians Network presents this webinar in which presenters will share policies and strategies for outreach staff to ensure injured and ill H-2A workers receive the care they need in the U.S. and in their home countries. Presented on 7/25/2023. More Details...

The Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships to Support Ill or Injured H-2A Workers (English version) (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health in collaboration with Farmworker Justice presents this 90-minute webinar in which presenters will discuss the role of medical-legal partnerships to support injured or ill H-2A workers and share challenges and practical strategies to initiate or strengthen medical-legal partnerships. Also featured will be Mary Jo Ybarra-Vega from Quincy Community Health Center in Washington state who will present on her partnership with Northwest Justice Project, a legal services organization; she will share the history of their partnership and their joint efforts to conduct outreach, advocacy, and support to H-2A workers in their communities. Presented on 7/11/2023. More Details...

The Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships to Support Ill or Injured H-2A Workers (English version) (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health in collaboration with Farmworker Justice presents this 90-minute webinar in which presenters will discuss the role of medical-legal partnerships to support injured or ill H-2A workers and share challenges and practical strategies to initiate or strengthen medical-legal partnerships. Also featured will be Mary Jo Ybarra-Vega from Quincy Community Health Center in Washington state who will present on her partnership with Northwest Justice Project, a legal services organization; she will share the history of their partnership and their joint efforts to conduct outreach, advocacy, and support to H-2A workers in their communities. Presented on 7/11/2023. More Details...

Promoting Cybersecurity Awareness for Patients: Protecting yourself when using patient portals, health apps, and online medical devices, June 2023. (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This training guide provides patients with knowledge and awareness about cybersecurity threats to protect their personal health data and to minimize risks from computer viruses and malware. More Details...

Healing Hands: Intersections of Homelessness and Human Trafficking in the United States (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The latest issue of Healing Hands, the publication curated by and for our HCH Clinicians’ Network, is designed to deepen clinicians’ and other health care providers’ understanding of the intersections between homelessness and human trafficking in the U.S. More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: The Federal Telehealth Policy Landscape After the PHE: What's Staying (For Now) and What's Going: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Worried about what the end of the Public Health Emergency Act will mean for your telehealth services? This session covered what the status of the various temporary federal telehealth policies will be once the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ended on May 11, 2023. As health services have increasingly been provided through virtual care, one important policy discussed was the proposed rules that impact the prescribing of controlled substances using telehealth. More Details...

Study Shows Involuntary Displacement of People Experiencing Homelessness May Cause Significant Spikes in Mortality, Overdoses and Hospitalizations (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study that shows encampment sweeps, bans, move-along orders and cleanups that forcibly relocate individuals away from essential services will lead to substantial increases in overdose deaths, hospitalizations and life-threatening infections as well as hinder access to medications for opioid use disorder (along with other detrimental impacts). More Details...

Webinar: Leveraging Health Center Medical-Legal Partnerships to Advance Community-Oriented Policing (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) have always been an effective, evidence-based tool for addressing the social determinants of health. How can MLPs advance public safety and community-oriented policing initiatives? In this national webinar supported by HRSA, MLP practitioners and stakeholders from Texas discussed: why community policing matters for health; how their work intersects with public safety approaches; and concrete strategies for engaging in community-oriented policing initiatives that affect the health and well-being of the communities they serve.​ More Details...

Webinar: The Role of MLPs in Harm Reduction Models (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, MLP practitioners from HealthLinc (FQHC) and Indiana Legal Services, Inc. shared strategies to help health centers and MLP staff increase their understanding of current public health approaches to designing and implementing effective harm reduction models. Specifically, participants learned to: • Understand the role of health centers in addressing substance use disorder • Understand how MLPs play a role in addressing substance use disorder • Learn by example: How HealthLinc’s MLPs provides a holistic harm reduction and recovery intervention for their community More Details...

Electronic Exchange of Data and “Closing The Loop” (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Building the electronic exchange of data directly into the EHR is needed to reduce inefficiencies, document patient connection with available legal services, and track patient legal outcomes. This Case Study provides a concrete example of how a medical-legal partnership (MLP) in Iowa set up electronic referrals in the EHR as well as the ability to “Close the Loop” via electronic updates from the legal partner. Those updates are delivered directly to the EHR and describe whether the patient is connected with legal assistance and the legal outcomes of that assistance. More Details...

Using MLP to Address the Legal Needs among Racial & Ethnic Minorities Living with HIV (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, the presenters discussed recent HIV epidemiological data and the current landscape of healthcare and social needs for this patient population. Presenters also shared best practices and examples for health center and MLP staff to improve screening and implementation of legal interventions that are designed to help reduce and prevent racial disparities and health inequities for people living with HIV. More Details...

Advancing MLP in Health Centers Serving Special Populations: Case Studies Covered through an MLP Peer Learning Collaborative (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: In 2021, health center MLP practitioners gathered for a four-part learning collaborative designed to help them develop and improve their partnership models to better serve the needs of special populations. This factsheet summarizes the learning goals, case studies, and some of the salient points shared throughout the four sessions. More Details...

“No Wrong Door” for Veterans: Veteran Cultural Competency Training for MLP Teams (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Partnerships between health centers, the VA, and civil legal services providers help to ensure that Veterans can access health care through “no wrong door.” To improve the capacity of these partnerships to meet the holistic needs of Veterans, medical-legal partnership staff of all backgrounds and skill sets were invited to this free training event on Veterans cultural competency. Through this webinar, the audience learned about current best practices for serving Veterans across settings and increase their understanding of how to use the medical-legal partnership approach to address the health-harming legal needs of Veterans and their families. Attendees heard from Emily Edwards, PhD (DBT for Justice-Involved Veterans, VISN 2 MIRECC, TASC, James J. Peters VA Medical Center); Lara Eilhardt, JD (Office of General Counsel), and Madolyn Gingell, LCSW (Legal Services for Veterans Program). More Details...

Transgender Legal Issues Panel (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This talk is from the 2022 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Care Conference. More Details...

Promising Training Practices to Meet the Needs of Providers & Patients (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar aimed to help health centers who are developing or have an established MLP increase their capacity to build a stable, committed, and skilled workforce that can meet the health-harming legal needs of their patients and communities. More Details...

Developing Screening, Referral, & Service Delivery Workflows for MLPs (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this first webinar of the MLP in health centers toolkit series, we revisited our foundation and learned about the evolving health and social needs of health center patients. This time, we took a deeper dive into how PRAPARE is being used to screen for social needs and risk stratification as well as how to build a screenings/referrals/service delivery workflow specific to MLPs. More Details...

Health Center & Justice System Collaboration to Improve Mental Health (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Recognizing the potential link between HCs and the justice system, Shannon Mace and James Teufel worked with a host of key informants to write the 2022 issue brief Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities, which explores the further integration of and partnership between health centers, certified community behavioral health clinics, and courts to improve the continuum of care. Attendees heard from the authors and Patti Tobias (National Center for State Courts) on October 11, 2022 as they discussed their findings and the ways in which Health Centers and Justice Systems can collaborate to improve the mental health of patients and justice-involved individuals. More Details...

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